Media release: BC parties’ daycare promises ignore majority of families, miss opportunity to earn votes

KIDS FIRST PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA http://www.kidsfirstcanada.org info@kidsfirstcanada.org Media release: BC parties’ daycare promises ignore majority of families, miss opportunity to earn votes Burnaby, BC - October 15, 2020 - BC’s political parties have missed the opportunity to earn votes…

Daycare Subsidies: Aggregate Info From The BC Government

Daycare gets money even when kids are not there Get up to $4500 Cash Just to Apply Apply to Open a Daycare (plus other subsidies) Get Emergency Cash to Fix or Move Daycare Centres but not Children’s Homes Milking The…

Animal Studies Find Many Lasting Harms Caused by Maternal Deprivation Part II

multiple dates - multiple peer-reviewed research papers - posted at Science Direct - MATERNAL DEPRIVATION"Maternal deprivation produces abrupt increases in HPA axis activity as indicated by elevations in the serum concentrations of corticosterone (the rodent equivalent to cortisol) and ACTH,…

Animal Studies Find Many Lasting Harms Caused by Maternal Deprivation Part I

Maternal deprivation has a mild negative effect on rats' social behaviour as adolescents and adults, more so for malesSeptember 2018. Jiska Kentrop1, Claire R. Smid1, E. J. M. Achterberg2, et. al. Behavioural Neuroscsience - (peer reviewed research): "Effects of Maternal…

Daycare Leads to Increased Crime: Peer-Reviewed Research

Peer-reviewed research contradicts daycare proponents and governments' claims that daycare benefits children and society: Quebec daycare system has led to higher youth crime August 2019 - peer-reviewed empirical research - by Drs. Michael Baker (U of T), Jonathan Gruber (MIT),…

Daycare gets money even when kids are not there

BC Government Counts Daycare Vacancies; subsidies do not change with children's attendance:October 2020 - BC Government - (web) "Monthly Enrollment Reporting" (for daycare)KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF): “Monthly Enrollment Reporting “Funding payments are based on…

Get up to $4500 Cash Just to Apply Apply to Open a Daycare (plus other subsidies)

October 2020. BC Government - (web): "Start up grants for becoming a licensed child care facility"KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF)These are one-time grants that can provide up to $4,000 for applicants to become Licensed Family…

Milking The Daycare Cash Cow in BC

MORE DAYCARE SUBSIDIES: MILLIONS TO MAKE DAYCARE 'SPACES' EVEN IF THEY ARE VACANTOctober 2020 - BC subsidies to make more daycare spaces: Maximum Provincial Funding Amounts KF reference copies of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF):eligibilitymaximum provincial funding amounts Per…

MORE DAYCARE SUBSIDIES: BC basic daily subsidy to daycare centres regardless of parents’ income

October 2020 - MORE DAYCARE SUBSIDIES: BC basic daily subsidy to daycare centres regardless of parents' income: Child Care Operating Funding - Base Funding KF reference copies of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF): group child care ratesfamily child care…

Quebec Daycare System Hurts 72% of Families Financially

January 2000. Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). (research paper published by Quebec economists) Robert Baril, Pierre Lefebvre and Philip Merrigan -"Quebec Family Policy: Impact and Options" QUOTE FROM SUMMARY: "It would be anticipated that a policy change of…